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Fundamentals for Startups Friday: The Startup Studio Model – Building A Startup in Six Months

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Ready to get your startup up and running quickly? Come learn about the startup studio model: a systematic approach to rapid venture-building by sharing coveted resources, management, infrastructures, software, and skilled community competencies.

• Pros and cons of the startup studio model
• How to leverage resources within the studio model
• Tips for how to make the startup studio model work for you

Shauna Causey, long-time Seattle marketing veteran, recently joined Madrona Venture Labs. Causey is a partner at the startup studio backed by Madrona Venture Group. She previously worked at Galvanize,, Nordstrom, EveryMove, Google, Comcast, Startup Weekend, and the Seattle Mariners. Causey was most recently at Portland, Ore.-based banking startup Simple Finance, helping the banking startup open a Seattle office. Read more about Shauna Causey on LinkedIn.

Fundamentals for Startups is a weekly one-hour lecture series featuring notable experts who share startup-related information, experience, and insights with our entrepreneurial community. From raising capital to scaling to exit strategies, these seasoned guest speakers deliver valuable content designed to help startups and entrepreneurs thrive. Lectures are typically 30-40 mins, followed by open Q&A.

Light refreshments will be served. These lectures are open to the public and you do not have to be currently affiliated with the UW or a startup to join. We hope to see you there!

Each lecture is filmed, live streamed and archived on CoMotion’s YouTube Channel. Check out our Fundamentals for Startups playlist.


February 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Seattle, WA 98195 United States
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